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Mark Redwine arrested in connection with son Dylan's death

Mark Redwine, the father of Dylan Redwine, was arrested Saturday in Bellingham, Washington, after a grand jury indictment in connection with his son's 2012 death. He is being held on a $1 million...

DATE: July 22, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 3 minutes ago | CATEGORY: News

Community to celebrate Ed Morlan Day

Last year, Gov. John Hickenlooper declared July 28 as Ed Morlan Day, in recognition of his statewide and regional economic development work. A celebration in memory of Ed will be held from 6 to 9...

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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LPEA names college scholarship recipients

The 2017 LPEA scholarships, along with the John Voelker Memorial, Basin Electric Power Cooperative and Tri-State Generation and Transmission scholarships, have been awarded by La Plata Electric...

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

News in brief

Jams and Jellies 101 to be held at library Pine River Library will host Jams and Jellies 101 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 27 with Wendy Rice from the La Plata County Extension Office....

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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Ignacio starts branding effort

Signs and images can be a way to get around an unfamiliar place...or they can be more. A brand and logo "can help you tell your story as a community," consultant Kristin Cypher told participants in...

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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Bayfield Elementary getting an update

Compressing an elementary school remodel into two summers is the latest construction challenge for the Bayfield School District. "For all practical purposes, this will be a brand new school when...

DATE: July 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

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Flash flood watch issued for western Colorado, eastern Utah

A flash flood watch is in effect for Durango, as well as most portions of western Colorado and eastern Utah, as slow moving storms could bring heavy rainfall Thursday afternoon. According to the...

DATE: July 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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558 fire contained

The 558 fire east of Bayfield is contained, although some smoke still might be visible from the highway, a staff member at the U.S. Forest Service office in Bayfield said on Wednesday. Columbine...

DATE: July 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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Bayfield School District names finance director to be interim superintendent

Amy Lyons, the finance director at the Bayfield School District, will serve as the interim superintendent for the 2017-2018 school year. Gary Martinez has been hired as the district's new finance...

DATE: July 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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Creating, healing with art

What might be a misshapen piece of clay to one viewer is a treasured piece of art to a family member. And what looks like a summer art class might be creative therapy for a child with special needs...

DATE: July 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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Semi-truck spills 42,100 pounds of beer on Wolf Creek Pass

The only casualty was the beer - about 42,100 pounds of it. Last week, a semi-truck driver was westbound on Wolf Creek Pass when the brakes went out just over the top of the pass, said Durango...

DATE: July 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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San Ignacio Fiesta set for July 29-30

The community of Ignacio will celebrate its annual San Ignacio Fiesta on July 29 and 30. The 117th annual event starts with the Fiesta parade at 10 a.m. Saturday on Goddard Avenue. This year's...

DATE: July 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: News